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Of planting and planning : the making of british colonial cities / Robert Home.

By: Home, Robert K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Planning history and environment series.Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013Edition: Second Edition.Description: viii, 260 pages ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): City planning -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History | Architecture, British -- Developing countries | Vernacular architecture -- Developing countries | Great Britain -- Colonies -- AdministrationDDC classification: 307.12160941 HOM
Contents:
Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Glossary -- Year of independence and population of the main British colonies -- Introduction : the chief exporter of municipalities -- The "Grand modell" of colonial settlement -- "Planting is my trade" : the shapers of colonial urban landscapes -- Port cities of the British empire : "a global thalassocracy" -- The "warehousing" of the labouring classes -- "The inconvenience felt by Europeans" : racial segregation, its rise and fall -- "Miracle-worker to the people" : the idea of town planning, 1910-1935 -- "This novel legislation" : institutionalizing town planning, 1900-1950 -- "What kind of country do you want?" : the transition to independence -- Conclusions: the legacy of colonial town planning -- References -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Glossary -- Year of independence and population of the main British colonies -- Introduction : the chief exporter of municipalities -- The "Grand modell" of colonial settlement -- "Planting is my trade" : the shapers of colonial urban landscapes -- Port cities of the British empire : "a global thalassocracy" -- The "warehousing" of the labouring classes -- "The inconvenience felt by Europeans" : racial segregation, its rise and fall -- "Miracle-worker to the people" : the idea of town planning, 1910-1935 -- "This novel legislation" : institutionalizing town planning, 1900-1950 -- "What kind of country do you want?" : the transition to independence -- Conclusions: the legacy of colonial town planning -- References -- Index.

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